the syllable used for the fifth tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone G.
- Also so .
- Compare sol-fa (def. 1).
Other definitions for sol (2 of 9)
a former coin and money of account of France, the 20th part of a livre and equal to 12 deniers: originally gold, later silver, finally copper, it was discontinued in 1794.
- Also sou.
- Compare solidus1 (def. 2).
Other definitions for sol (3 of 9)
a bronze coin and monetary unit of Peru, equal to 100 centavos. Abbreviation: S.
Also called libra . a former gold coin of Peru.
Other definitions for sol (4 of 9)
a fluid colloidal solution.
Other definitions for Sol (5 of 9)
an ancient Roman god personifying the sun.
the sun, personified by the Romans as a god.
Other definitions for SOL (6 of 9)
shit out (of) luck (a euphemistic initialism used to avoid explicit vulgarity). See shit (def. 28).
strictly out (of) luck.
Other definitions for -sol (7 of 9)
a combining form meaning “soil” of the kind specified by the initial element: spodosol.
Other definitions for sol. (8 of 9)
Other definitions for Sol. (9 of 9)
Bible. The Song of Solomon.
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How to use sol in a sentence
Ortho sol makes precision screws for the most delicate of construction projects: spinal fusion.
To earn a spot on the trip, each participant agreed to raise a minimum of $1,000 to fund critical initiatives at Ninos del sol.Motherless Daughters and Parentless Parents Trek to the Andes to Aid Orphans | Allison Gilbert | August 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The drive from the Costa del sol is more about 2,000 miles and would take about 30 hours with no stops.Alleged Murderer Shot Her Millionaire Ex and Escaped in Gold Hummer | Barbie Latza Nadeau | April 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The conservative Morandi (as I've billed him before) and radical sol LeWitt make an odd couple, by any lights.
Some people turn nit into “night,” and the sol is solar, though it may be “salt” in Russian.The Collector: Rebecca Solnit on Textual Pleasure, Punk, and More | Lauren Elkin | July 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.
It was such a magnificent sum that sol did not feel like taking the familiarity with it of mentioning it aloud.
“It looks better than any house around here now, since you fixed it up and painted it,” said sol.
“Well, mistakes is humant,” sighed sol, taking advantage of that universal absolution.
British Dictionary definitions for sol (1 of 6)
music another name for soh
British Dictionary definitions for sol (2 of 6)
short for new sol
a former French copper or silver coin, usually worth 12 deniers
British Dictionary definitions for sol (3 of 6)
a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase, esp one in which a solid is suspended in a liquid
British Dictionary definitions for sol (4 of 6)
astronomy a solar day as measured on the planet Mars, equal to 24.65 hours
British Dictionary definitions for Sol (5 of 6)
the Roman god personifying the sun: Greek counterpart: Helios
a poetic word for the sun
British Dictionary definitions for Sol. (6 of 6)
Also: Solr solicitor
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